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Top 10 Preppy Girl Gift Guide

: For The Gal Whose Sophisticated And Classic Style Runs Deep

: For The Gal Whose Sophisticated And Classic Style Runs Deep

A preppy aesthetic is a very particular thing. You probably know a gal who loves all things stripes and colors or nautical and heritage—or maybe that person is you. To satisfy the predilection for such classic and/or cuffed styles, we used the Rank & Style algorithm to compile the gifts prepsters most want this holiday season. Monograms abound, along with statement jewelry and darling accessories that go the extra mile in terms of fashionable functionality. So hop to shopping for this particular person, just don't blame us when you decide to get an extra something (or two) off of this list to keep for yourself—they're just that good.

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December 15, 2016

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The Rankings


L.L. Bean Signature Cotton Fisherman Tunic Sweater

Our Score

The prepster on your gift list has been wearing knitted sweaters since they were born, but not one like this. It's slightly fitted and falls low at the hip, so it's casual yet put together at the same time. 


BaubleBar Crispin Drops

Our Score

These baubles are made from wood wrapped in cord in an ombre fashion, and pair delightfully with a flirty party frock. 


Fringe Studio Polka Dots Monogram Mug

Our Score

Those with preppy inclinations generally love personalized items. These coffee mugs are simple, sweet, and get straight to the point with an emblazoned with a single golden initial.


Argento Vivo Personalized Small 3-Initial Letter Monogram Necklace

Our Score

Hang this classic cutout pendant around a loved one's neck, made with her initials. It's the kind of jewelry that will be handed-down and never go out of style. 


J. Crew Signet Bag in Italian Leather

Our Score

J. Crew's precious purse is soft and supple, with rounded corners that emphasize it's unique box-like shape. There's always the option to monogram with gold foil, just make sure you get the initials right before you commit to customization. 


Sperry Saltwater Duck Boot

Our Score

Rain, sleet or snow, your preppy pal will never miss an important event or meeting when these trusty, warm Duck Boots are paving the way forward for them. 


Essie Holiday Mini Nail Polish Kit

Our Score

Why commit to one color when you can have four? This Essie gift pack is especially helpful when you're shopping for a very opinionated beauty fanatic. There's bound to be at least one they love here.

Tory Burch Gemini Link Tote

Our Score

A tote for travel, a day at the beach, or a night at the gym, anyone will be delighted to receive this present from Tory Burch. As multifunctional as it may be, it's also incredibly lightweight. 


David Yurman Cable Classics Band Ring

Our Score

David Yurman is a designer for the ages and a investment in one of his pieces is one that will stand the test of time. Especially popular this year is the cable band ring, which looks just as striking on any finger. 


J. Crew Excursion Quilted Down Vest

Our Score

Both stylish and functional, this is the vest to invest in thanks to its slim frame and modern hardware details. Its fill is just warm enough without going overboard, making it easy to wear in a wide range of temps.  

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